When science brought more magnetic devices into people’s lives in the 1880s and 1890s, these fields started to have an effect on watches. As a result, watchmakers experimented with various hairspring materials to make that vulnerable component more reliable. While […]
Picture this: a small, exquisite watch collection that captures your heart and tells your story. Each timepiece carefully selected to reflect your personal taste and style, creating a curated ensemble that is uniquely yours. Having a small watch collection comes
It’s been around four years since I wrote my last article for Wahawatches. I was delighted to hear that many of you enjoyed reading it. Your kind words made me very happy. Thanks very much! Since I launched my online
Francois Borgel, a case maker in business since 1880, was undeniably a pioneer in the field of waterproof cases. Most vintage watch collectors know the initials F.B. with an ideogram of the key, the marquee stamped on Borgel designs. By
During the Second World War, scores of watch manufacturers produced watches for the German military. Some were recognizable brands, such as Zenith, Longines, Mimo (Girard-Perregaux), Glycine, and Doxa. The German military specification All standard-issue watches had the same core features.